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Unprecedented cuts Conservatives have made to defence since 2010 – Nia Griffith

Nia Griffith MP, Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary, responding to the Defence Select Committee’s report ‘Shifting the Goalposts? Defence Expenditure and the 2% Pledge: An Update’, which shows that MoD spending has been cut by 25% since 2010, said:

“It is hypocrisy of the highest order for both candidates for the Conservative...Read More »


Tory failure to deliver affordable childcare has left many families out of pocket and out of work

Commenting on the Coram Holiday Childcare Survey, showing that working parents face an £800 bill for summer holiday childcare, Labour’s Shadow Education Secretary said:

“This report shows that holiday childcare costs continue to rise year after year under this Tory government. It is clear that they have failed to deliver affordable...Read More »


Naz Shah responds to Boris Johnson essay on Islam

Naz Shah MP, Labour’s Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities, responding to Guardian reports of an essay by Boris Johnson arguing Islam had caused Muslim countries to be ‘literally centuries behind’, said:

“This is as historically inaccurate as it is Islamophobic. Boris Johnson must fully apologise for his record of racist...Read More »


Corbyn calls for UK to stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer countries

Corbyn says UK contribution to climate crisis “even greater than we think” as he calls for UK to stop “passing the buck to poorer countries”

Speaking at Labour’s International Social Forum today (Sunday), Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will announce that the next Labour government will act to stop the UK government...Read More »


Corbyn promises billions in investments to Power Up The North at Durham Miners Gala

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn today promises billions of pounds of investment and resources to Power Up The North as part of Labour’s Green Industrial Revolution.

In an article for the Northern Echo to mark his speech to the Durham Miners Gala, he writes:

“Labour will superpower a new industrial revolution for the...Read More »


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